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FOX News
Jul 6, 2010 11:00am EDT
the u.s. and israel agree it's time for tas for -- face to face peace talks between israel hes and palestinians but several sticking points remain, including border security and israeli settlements. senior white house correspondent major garrett is reporting live on the north lawn. major, is it oversimplifying things to say this new phase of the obama-netanyahu relationship will be sealed with a photograph? >> reporter: it really isn't, jon. the last time prime minister netanyahu was at the white house there were no photographs, no press coverage of the meetings and that created the atmosphere that tph*epb yahoo and president obama did not agree on fundamental issues crucial to the u.s.-israeli relationship. both sides tried to paper over the differences but without any sort of publicly visual express of support, there was a moment for both countries to say wait a minute this relationship may be getting off track and what we had moments arc the israeli prime minister arriving precisely on time, driving from the blair house where he's saying to see president obama. we'll see the
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am EDT
, and they paint a devastating picture of the war in afghanistan. >>> this, as u.s. forces launch a manhunt for two american sailors who vanished three days ago. >>> top kill. bp's embattled ceo tony hayward reportedly set to be shown the door as the company's board meets today. will a change at the helm help bp's reputation with america? >>> and painful mix-up. police confuse a young survivor of an accident with another girl who died. this morning we'll hear from the father who spent a week at the bedside of a girl who turned out to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, july 26, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. those documents on the website called wikileaks could be the largest unauthorized disclosure in u.s. history. they are painting a blaeak picture. >> 92,000 documents. they span six years. the u.s. is saying the leak jeopardizes those serving in the region. who leaked the reports and why? what d
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2010 10:00am EDT
is condemning the leaks saying lives have been put at risk. the u.s. military desperately tries to find two navy sailors who is believed to have been captured by the taliban. still a lot of unanswered questions about what happened to the two sailors. >> still not much new this morning. a massive search is underway looking for these two missing sailors. still unclear how they drove from kabul and ended up in what u.s. military officials called the heart of taliban territory where officials say they were involved in a shoot out. one was apparently killed and is another is in custody. u.s. officials can't confirm that. the search goes on. the big concern is that the taliban will take them into pakistan where they will be well out of the military's reach. >> let's get back to the 90,000 plus koumts. what's the reaction there at the pentagon? >> the reaction here from the administration actually is focused on what most interests the u.s. and that is the claims in these documents. evidence according to some officials that there were direct links and that the pakistani government officials and per happ
FOX News
Jul 5, 2010 11:00am EDT
there and how will that impact the timetable for u.s. troop withdrawal? jon: bottom box, live in new york, just one of the cities where the heat is on big time, the northeast looking at triple digit temps. how long will this heat wave last and how long can you stay safe and cool during this summer sizler? >>> a new leader taking charge of the war in afghanistan. general david petraeus, formally assuming command, telling the 130,000 international troops you said his command, we are in this to win. petraeus, quickly stepping in to replace general stanley mcchrystal who resigned after those controversial remarks he made to rolling stone magazine. petraeus is in charge of turning around an increasingly deadly war at a critical time. he was just months -- he has just months, i should say, to convince both the afghan people and neighboring nations that the u.s. is committed to keeping al-qaeda out of that country. major garrett is live from the white house for us now. we all know june was the deadliest month of the afghan war, major, one of the issues facing u.s. forces, those rules of engagement. wh
ABC
Jul 10, 2010 7:00am EDT
the caps, the oil, bianna, will flow freely. >> steve, thank you. >>> we now want to urn to the u.s./russian spy swap. the white house says it was actually in the works two weeks before the russian sleeper agents were arrested here. now, the former spies are starting their new lives. we have two reports from two continents this morning. we're going to begin with alex marquardt in moscow. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. those ten spies from the united states, landed at moscow's international airport late yesterday afternoon. they were whisked off by authorities. and though this two-week saga is now over, the big question is what happens to them and their children? the arrival of the spies marked a new and uncertain chapter of their lives. the u.s. has seized their assets. and they will rely on russia and family to get on with their lives. anna chapman wants to go to london. a family member has said her family has left the moscow apartment and is hiding in the countryside. >> the difficult part for some of these people will be getting used to life in russia. the
MSNBC
Jul 9, 2010 10:00am EDT
-life james bond plot. the u.s. and russia involved in a 14-person spy swap, and it all happened in the blink of an eye. >>> and then the big announcement. >> this is very tough. i'm going to take my talents to the beach and join the miami heat. >> it didn't look like it was very tough. miami might be welcoming lebron james with open arms, but cleveland is disowning its onetime favorite son. there goes that lebron jersey. and wait till you hear the reaction from the owner of the cleveland cavaliers who called lebron narcissistic, self-promotional, selfish, cowardly and then really laid down the gauntlet. ♪ alejandro, alejandro >>> and new york city going ga ga over the lady herself. good friday morning. i'm chris jansing live from msnbc world headquarters in new york. and we begin with the riot out in oakland, california. angry mobs flooding the streets, smashing windows and looting stores. their anger sparked after a white transit cop was convicted on a lesser charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man last year. more than 80 people were arrested overnight, some caught in the act
FOX News
Jul 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
of the u.s. mission in london to a scottish official that indicates the u.s. was notified about scotland's plans to release the libyan intelligence agent blamed for the pan am bombing, though it indicates u.s. permission was ago. magra he was israel dollars based on the assessment the cancer left him only three months to live. the memo makes clear the u.s. was released but said if magra he would be released, the u.s. referred him be released in scotland and turn over to a libyan prison. mag heie is still alive, a doctor says he could be around ten more years. two hundred seventy people died in the pan am bombing, most americans, jenna. jenna: bring us back to the date of that release, wendell. why would the u.s. not support a prisoner transfer to libya? >> well, it may be the u.s. certainly has no confidence in the libyan judicial system and it may than they didn't want to set a precedent of prisoner transfer with that country. remember, libya is the country that convicted 5bu 4ru6789 -- 3w-6789 u luvment garian nursing and a doctor to death for purposefully injecting 400 children with t
ABC
Jul 1, 2010 3:05am EDT
information about u.s. business, scientific and political affairs to pass on to the russian government. many of them make court appearances today. >>> attention, parents of children who received free jewelry trinkets from a number of clinics the last five years. it may be tainted with toxic metal called cadmium. the government announced a recall of 70,000 of the so-called children's happy charm bracelets and rings distributed by doctors and dentists since 2005. it is the fourth recall this year of chinese-made jewelry. >>> here's an airline travel nightmare we haven't heard of before. a us airways flight from atlanta to charlotte was forced to return to the gate after maggots fell from the overhead bin onto seated passengers. they came from a container of spoiled meat that had been stowed by a passenger. the airline cleaned the plane and then the flight continued. the person who carried on the meat took a later flight. i'm sure was heckled by everybody else on board that plane. can you imagine? >> no, can we get away from this video? i don't want to imagine. >> as if snakes on a plane wasn't
MSNBC
Jul 9, 2010 11:00am EDT
sleeper agents have been sent back to russia. in exchange, the u.s. is receiving four men accused by moscow of spying for the west. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams is live for us in washington. pete, i've been watching you cover this thing minute by minute. i don't know how you can catch your breath. this has happened so quickly. >> reporter: well, and it's all over now. the plane carrying the ten russians from u.s. landed in vienna. they got off, landed, the four from russia landed in vienna earlier today. that plane has landed in the united kingdom where those four agents accused -- convicted of spying for the u.s. and western agencies in russia will be deep death briefed by british and american officials before some of them, probably not all of them, eventually come to the u.s. but that's a ways away. they'll stay a while in the uk for this rest period. so it's finally over, tamron. now some of the ten, at least one of them, at least, will not stay in russia. that is what their lawyers say. at least one of them, originally from peru, intends to go back to peru and the
MSNBC
Jul 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
is one of the four bridges to across between the u.s. and mexico. that's the only one still closed for pedestrian foot traffic. two of the three bridges closed this morning, two have reopened including the world trade bridge, where half of all mexican commerce and trade passes between the countries. the river crested last night. the highest level in 45 years that you mentioned. third highest crest on record. the flood stage is 8 feet. as the water re-credes we get to say what it is leaving behind. a little bit of rain today but then back to texas weather. 95 to 100 and sunny skies. today is nice and refreshing, not bad on the ramp to the river which should be going into a shopping mall. >>> bp could change out the cap on the leaking well tomorrow. the obama administration says cold weather could speed up the plans to get a new cap on. it could contain more oil but means oil will flow unrestricted for a period of time while they make the switch. volunteers are moving 50,000 sea turtle eggs from the west coast of florida to the east coast. they want to give them a fighting chance at
MSNBC
Jul 9, 2010 2:00pm EDT
division as well as the u.s. attorney's office here in san francisco and the fbi to see if this warrants federal prosecution. >> we understand that there was also a car vandalized in tacoma, washington, there were also incidents in portland, oregon with people reacting. as we mentioned, the oakland police department and the mayor are due to hold a news conference any time now. let's bring in california congresswoman barbara lee who represents oakland. congresswoman, thank you for being with us. >> first let me say this, like everyone, i am really frustrated, saddened and outraged. if you look at the video and you know what took place, this to me is a glaring example of the need to reform our criminal justice system. and that is something we have been working on for years and years and years. it is important that we understand that criminal justice reform has to happen and it has to happen quickly to avoid circumstances such as this. i have been in touch with the department of justice for many months now, and i'm confident that they're going to move forward with their independent and thor
ABC
Jul 4, 2010 8:00am EDT
after the deadliest month yet for u.s. troops. can he turn the tide? >>> help on the gulf. that giant oil skimmer is finally at sea. it could be a game changer, cleaning millions of water a day, but we still don't know if it actually works. >>> secret revealed. scientists crack an age old mystery. just what did thomas jefferson smudge out on the first draft of the declaration of independence. we have the surprising answer. >>> and move over lebron, the most sought after free agent isn't the nba star. it's the pint sized competitive eater who refuses to sign a contract. will today's hotdog eating contest be the same without him? >>> good morning, america. happy 4th of july. david muir is back, back from vacationing. have you had any sleep. >> you couldn't keep me awake. sglb anchoring every show we have on abc news. >> hope bill is having a great 4th of july. we have fired up the barbecue. we hate to do this before you pile in the food, but which barbecue staple has the same calories as one hamburger and one hotdog and two sausages and the buns. >> also look at this, fireworks have sta
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
south where the two sailors reportedly strayed from their base and is ended up in what u.s. military officials say was the heart of taliban country may have been killed according to afghan and taliban resours. the accounts cannot be confirmed from the taliban or the afghan officials so they continue the hunt. the biggest concern is that the taliban may take the two sailors into pakistan which would then be well out of the u.s. military's reach. >> let's talk about this major intelligence hemorrhage. put this into perspective on us. >> well the sheer volume of the leak, 90 plus thousand documents is absolutely astounding and as we are hearing now from u.s. milita military. >>> and claims, not only claims but documented proof that former members or members of the pakistani intelligence agency were not only cooperating with but supporting taliban attacks. that has lessened somewhat. never the less, this will fuel the wait here in washington about whether this afghanistan war is winnable or even worth it. >> thank you. the obama administration is slamming the release of the secret docume
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
was misunderstood. >>> and in afghanistan this morning, u.s. forces are fighting under a new commander. general david petraeus said on the fourth of july that the u.s. and its allies are, quote, engaged in a contest of wills and he intends to win it. joel brown has more. >> reporter: the 130,000 troops in afghanistan have a new leader. >> we are in this to win. that is our clear objective. >> reporter: general david petraeus, form soon to command forces in kabul, taking oef from general stanley mcchrystal, fired last week after the general and his aides were quoted mocking the obama administration. >> we have arrived at a critical moment. >> reporter: petraeus says despite the change in command, the mission in afghanistan remains the same. >> we must help afghan leaders develop their security forces and governing capacity so they can over time take on the tasks of securing their country and see to the needs of their people. >> reporter: petraeus takes over as u.s. casualties are on the rise and support for the nine-year-old war shrinks back home. the general who led the surge in iraq will try t
FOX News
Jul 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
, it will definitely destroy this country from within. bill: so we know the u.s. now struggling to keep its head above financial waters. leaning on countries like china to buy our debt. stuart varney is anchor of varney & company on the fox business network. good morning. whenner skin bowles -- when erskine bowles says that, what does it tell new. >> it's onnous for the future. mr. bowles is saying come on, you can't go on like this but number two, he's vee -- revealed two new possibilities which are on the table as far as the commission is concerned, those two possibilities are, number one, limiting the mortgage interest deduction. that's huge. that is a mainstay of middle america, and the deduction which they get for the interest they pay on their mortgage. maybe that could be limited as a way of raising more revenue for the government. number two, possibly means testing medicare. in other words, you don't get it if you make too much money or you work too -- or you're worth too much money. those are two bomb shells, ominous bomb shells placed on the table over the weekend as to what we should or cou
FOX News
Jul 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
and colleagues all gathering in senator byrd's home state of west virginia. the longest sitting u.s. senator in history. ahead. breaking news is coming in from across the country and around the world for you. >> make no mistake we are headed in the right direction, but as i was reminded on a trip to rac cine wisconsin -- racine wisconsin earlier this week we are not headed there faster,. jon: president obama speaking on new unemployment numbers out. the unemployment rate dropped from 955% from 9.7%. 15 million americans were looking for jobs last month. a whole lot more behind the numbers. jenna lee at the business assignment desk gathering information on what it really means for our job market. >> reporter: let me show you how we got the numbers for the month of june. we lost 125,000 jobs in total. the way that we got to this from the government is overall we lost more than 200,000 government jobs. added jobs in the private sector. if you take the difference you're still down 125,000 jobs. and there is a point to why we actually saw the unemployment rate drop. at first thought you say hey t
NBC
Jul 5, 2010 7:00am EDT
. the pair visited a military dining hall and as u.s. forces prepare for withdrawal, mr. biden met with top iraqi officials. >> i really absolutely believe they're going to get a government and it's going to be a sustainable government. >> reporter: the bidens were also on hand when a group of foreign born u.s. troops were sworn in as american citizens. >> i hereby declare -- >> right now i'm a u.s. citizen, and i'm happy to be a u.s. citizen. >> reporter: but near the end of the visit, a scare. >> duck and cover. >> reporter: explosions were heard from somewhere nearby the u.s. embassy. nbc's andrea mitchell was there. >> reporter: iraqi police say five mortar rounds were fired near or at the embassy compound. but the vice president, officials say, was safe and no one was injured. >> reporter: and in afghanistan, a change in command. general david petraeus officially taking charge of allied forces after his predecessor general stanley mcchrystal resigned in the wake of controversy. general petraeus told troops the war is a test of wills with the taliban. >> and we are in this to win. that
ABC
Jul 5, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the worst oil spill in u.s. history on the salt white sand of the florida panhandle, tourism dwindled to a third of usual. >> got here yesterday and it's beautiful. it's a relief that it's open. yesterday it was closed, but we are enjoying it. >> the story is the same for tourism around the gulf of mexico. >> we were relieved. all you hear is bad things. thought we would come and see something disgusting. >> half a world away, a grim warning for the gulf. 50 years of drilling and spills have left a legacy of oil. enough to coat your legs, leaving dead marshes. dead fish, unemployed fishermen and hungry children. >> my life is not okay because of the environment. >> in the gulf, there's no relief. stiff winds and choppy seas sidelined skimming boats. the world's largest skimmer ends two dais of tests inconclusively. the ship so big it dwor fs the titanic was not big enough to overcome high waves. there will be more tests tomorrow. bp's tab for that oil spill is now $3 billion. that's a billion a month. $33million a day. and every day, another million gallons of oil pours into the
MSNBC
Jul 2, 2010 3:00pm EDT
commander of u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan arrived in kabul to take on his new role today. general david petraeus is trying to reassure allies that the war against the taliban is on track. a formal change of command ceremony will be held in the next few days. petraeus' arrive comes on the same day six suicide bombers struck an aid compound in northern afghanistan. at least four people died in that attack. >>> months after the murder of a virginia college student, police are making a killer connection. details on this big break in the case coming up in just a moment. >>> then, the strictest handgun law in the u.s. has just been approved. we'll tell you where. >>> plus, how some divorce lawyers are hitting the jackpot thanks to facebook. but first, a look at some of america's bravest men and women as we celebrate our freedom and independence on this july fourth american. ♪ i'm proud to be an american where at least i know i'm free ♪ ♪ and i won't forget the men who died ♪ gangs were prevalent. violence was all over. families were falling apart. you can't raise children in a c
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2010 12:00pm EDT
of june, more than 100 nato troops were killed, the bloodiest month of the war. >>> in iraq, the u.s. has harnded over to the iraqis, the famous face of. tariq aziz, an important member of the inner circle is now in the hands of his own people. iraqi authorities will have to decide how to pursue justice against him. tomorrow the u.s. pulls out of the camp crosser, the last american-run detention facility in iraq. >>> make concern over the cap that was supposed to stop the leaking oil completely. not only have important tests been pushed back, but for now bp has also stopped drilling those relief wells, oil is still gushing freely. the hope was to slowly close the valves. if it's done too quickly it could backfire and the pressure could force leaks somewhere else. some experts say, you could see another oil explosion. mara schiavocampa is in venice, louisiana. why the delays? why are they pushing back things like the valve tests and relief wells? >> reporter: the reason that bp is giving is that they need to conduct further analysis, so they need to collect more information, but it does ra
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2010 11:00am EDT
about his days on the run. >>> and just this week, she said president obama was turning the u.s. into a "nation of slaves." new polls show congresswoman michele bachmann is in a tight race to keep her seat in congress and now some of her staffers are calling it quits. is the tea party darling in trouble? >>> we begin, of course, on day 86 of this gulf oil disaster. major new developments and placed on that gushing well are on hold as we speak and bp says it has stopped drilling the relief wells as a precaution. meantime, oil continues, as you see there, to gush freely into the gulf after the oil containment cap was removed saturday. there this comes after bp and government officials promise those key pressure tests on the new cap would begin yesterday. now, bp says its team of scientists, industry experts and government officials will meet at a mid-day conference today to decide the path forward. nbc mara joins us from venice, louisiana. mara, put this in perspective. this delay here. is this a sign of a problem or are they just being precautious here? >> well, tamron, it certai
NBC
Jul 5, 2010 6:00am EDT
are in committee. some of the conditions are that you must have entered the u.s. before your 16th beth day, spent five consecutive years in america, graduated from high school or earned a g.e.d. qualified applicants would have six years to complete their college degree or serve two years in the military. and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how do you feel about a bill that gives teen immigrants a chance to become an american citizen? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. the time is 6:08, 69 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, a terminal at new york's j.f.k. airport is evacuated because of a bomb scare. details next. >> plus one month ago, a 7-year-old boy from oregon went missing, why police believe the boy is still alive. >> and i'm tony pann. obviously big-time heat is in the forecast, but beat let you know when the heat is going to break. >> welcome back. the time is 11 minutes after 6:00. things are pretty quiet this morning. there's a little bit of haze in the air, but the humidity ac
NBC
Jul 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. breaking news -- this morning the u.s. and russia carry out the largest exchange of spies since the cold war. after ten russians admit in court to being secret agents. today the attorney for anna chapman, the face of the scandal, speaks out in a live interview. >>> closing in -- new court records show police suspect kyron horman's stepmother involved in the disappearance as his parents speak out. >> reporter: do you think she is capable of hurting a child? >> if you would have asked me before this situation, my answer is no. based on what i know now, i don't know. >>> and goo goo for gaga, one of the biggest names in music with a slew of hits, countless fans, and just as many wild outfits. and her little monsters have descended on the plaza to catch the fphenomenon known as lady gaga for themselves today friday, june 9th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this crazy friday on the plaza. i'm meredith vieira. >> and i'm ann curry in for matt who is back on monday. we don't have a final count but our stagehands, our sec
NBC
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am EDT
finds the u.s. intelligence community has grown too big and unwieldy, but are we safer now than we were before 9/11? >>> and wedding of the year. with less than two weeks to go, hillary clinton talks to us about chelsea's big day and how the father of the bride, the former president -- >> you should assume if he makes it down the aisle in one piece it's a major accomplishment. >> the inside scoop today, it's a major accomplishment. >> the inside scoop today, monday, july 19, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry in for meredith this morning. a lot of people were hoping this new cap would temporarily stop the flow of oil into the gulf, but overnight there are signs it may have created a new leak or seep elsewhere in the well. >> obviously of great concern to people. the government and bp seem to be at odds. bp wants to keep the cap closed at least for now. but in a sternly worded letter sent overnight the man in charge of the government's response is demanding a detailed plan for
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
more questions about that war back here if the u.s. cbs news chief national security correspondent david martin is at the pentagon this morning with the latest. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the dust has yet to settle on that first avalanche of secrets and already the head of wikileakss is talking about releasing 15,000 more classified documents. the pentagon says it will take days if not weeks to assess the damage caused by what's already been posted on the wikileak website. white house spokesman robert gibbss said people's lives have been put in danger. >> if somebody is cooperating with the federal government and their name is listed in an action report, i don't think it's a stretch to believe that that could potentially put a group or an individual at great personal risk. >> reporter: u.s. military officials assume the documents were leaked by 22-year-old private first class bradley manning, who is already charged with illegally downloading a classified video of a helicopter gun ship shooting civilians in the streets of baghdad, a video which ended up on wikil
FOX News
Jul 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
in the u.s. to the suspects, they're going to be sent home to russia as well. can you imagine? born in america, they have no idea their parents are spies. homicide bomber on a motorcycle murdered, 55 people in pakistan. now 28 prisoners are on the loose. getting a first look at the aftermath this morning. the deadly attack happening in the tribal region. 80 other people were hurt. a local government official says his office was the target but he escaped unharmed. we know the identities of three men killed in the coast guard helicopter crash off the washington coast. air crewmen red banks, adam hokes and lieutenant shawn krueger died when the j-hawk helicopter crashed. another lieutenant survived the crashed. he's being treated with nonlife threatening injuries. the cause of the crash is being investigated. those are the headlines for a friday. >> let's take a look at something else. president obama will give another big speech on the economy today. this is sin city where the unemployment rate, oh, boy, 14% but he found time for politics, too, stumping for senate majority leader harr
FOX News
Jul 5, 2010 6:00am EDT
this recall in the u.s. as well. so far, no accidents or injuries have been reported from the problem. it was a tense fourth of july at new york's john f. kennedy airport last night. hundreds of passengers had to be evacuated from terminal 1 after a bomb threat was called in. another passenger noticed an unattended bag. police evacuated the terminal and searched the area but did not find anything and then they later determined it was all a hoax. and president obama spent the fourth of july holiday with u.s. military families at a white house barbecue. over 1,200 people were in attendance. he wished a happy birthday to both his country and his daughter melia because she turned 12. >> that's a good birthday to have. >> that's a big barbecue, bigger than the one clayton morris had yesterday. >> i have a new year's eve birthday. >> trumped the fourth of july celebration. i had melia beat on that. >> i have earth day. >> earth day? >> pardon me, clayton. not a real happy fourth of july weekend for michael steele, the r.n.c. chair. his fireworks started early last week because of his comme
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
to be our ally -- how they may help to beat the u.s. army. it puts american lives at risk. we have an exclusive interview with a hacker who turned in the leaker, plus "the new york times" who published the report this morning. >> the scope. >> 92,000 documents. >>> other news, departure of tony hayward. he's leaving today and will likely announce his departure after that meeting. hayward is reported to get millions of dollars sure to anger millions of people on the gulf coast. >> you knew this day had to come. >>> we're getting to the severe weather striking. and the dam break in iowa causing all kinds of misery in the midwest. in the east, massive power outages as temperatures soar to triple digits once again. washington had a rough weekend. >> it was crazy out there. >>> we'll begin with the leaked documents causing a firestorm. senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the latest in washington. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. these 92,000 reports reveal six years of classified information offering blunt words about a war that looks even wors
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 2:05am PDT
this also that is these running groups are really picking up. not only are they now in the u.s., they are taking over in europe as well. wherever you are, you can find a group if you're inteáñáñáñáñáñáñ >>> funding fight. capitol hill democrats defy the president. >> costs of this war are too enormous in blood and treasure. >> the battle over money for the afghanistan war. >>> then, arizona exodus. the impact of the state's controversial immigration law, just before it takes effect. >>> and, challenging case. the difficulty in tracking down a suspected serial murderer. it's wednesday, july 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm rob nelson. >>> we begin with breaking news out of pakistan. authorities say at least five people have died after a commercial jetliner crashed into the hills above islamabad. >> investigators say the plane, owned by air blue, was taking off from karachi when it was about to land and lost control with the control tower and crashed. as you can see in that video it is still a very active scene
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
to get to this. the stop story this morning, the white house blasting the release of over 90,000 u.s. military records on the war of afghanistan. this is the largest leak in u.s. history. mark phillips is in london this morning with the latest. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. this is not a wikileak, this is a wiki torrent. a dell luge of field report logs from units on the ground in afghanistan. much of it is released by the wikileak site. it paints a grim picture of the way the war is going. the release contains more than 90,000 reports sent by operational units in afghanistan from 2004 to the end of 2009. cataloged on the wikileaks website. among the allegations that elements of pakistan's intelligence services supposed allies of the u.s. have met with taliban leaders to plot strategy for the insurgency. that death squads have been operating to try to kill taliban leaders. that the taliban have been using surface to air missiles to target u.s. and allied aircraft. that civilian casualties have been even higher than admitted. in a statement, president obama's n
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am EDT
. and the white house calls it a threat to national security. this as the search continues for two u.s. sailors missing in afghanistan. the taliban claims to have captured one and killed the other. >>> forced out. three months after the oil spill, embattled bp ceo tony hayward is expected to finally step down today as efforts to permanently cap the well get under way once again. >>> wild weather. violent storms leave more than a quarter million people without power on the east coast while clean-up gets under way in iowa after a weekend of torrential rain and flooding. >>> and kyron's case. new developments in the search for missing 7-year-old oregon boy, kyron horman, as investigators plan to reveal new details and could make an arrest some time this week. "early" this monday morning, some time this week. "early" this monday morning, july 26, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> the a glorious and almost almost, could you say, cool morning? >> a tiny bit crisp out there. not too humid. >> good morning, everybody, i'm harry smith. >> i'm erica hill in for maggie rodriguez. this morning we're learn
ABC
Jul 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
, chartered by the u.s. government, held the ten russian spies from new york, in the custody of u.s. marshals. the plane on the left, the russian plane. once the swap was done, the russian plane flew on to moscow. and the u.s. plane returned to the states. bringing to an end the 12-day saga that has reminded the world that secret agents and invisible ink are not a thing of the past. the ten left new york last night for the eight-hour flight to vienna. in the custody of u.s. marshals throughout the trip. u.s. officials said, they wanted the ten to carry a message to russian spy headquarters. moscow center. >> if you come to america, you spy on americans, in america, you will be exposed and arrested. >> reporter: under a deal worked out with the u.s. and russia, the ten pleaded guilty in court thursday, to one criminal count of acting as unregistered agents of a foreign country. they were sentenced to time already served, just 11 days. and then, ordered expelled from the country. the attorney for 28-year-old anna chapman, the alluring redhead, said she was relieved to be going home to mother ru
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 3:05am EDT
post" reports that several u.s. government agencies are now preparing a criminal probe of at least three companies involved in the spill. bp, transocean, and halliburton are the initial targets. investigators are looking into the relationship between the companies and the federal agency in charge of oil drilling. >>> people whose livelihoods are being hurt by the spill are telling their stories to lawmakers on capitol hill. emily schmidt has that story from washington. >> reporter: the fallout reaches from the coast -- >> it's imimpacted us greatly. >> do you solemnly swear to tell the truth -- >> reporter: to the capitol where two different congressional hearings focus on people hurt by the spill. >> i don't know a single business that has not been directly affected by this oil. >> reporter: the head of alabama's gulf coast convention and visitors bureau says hotels that are usually full this time of year are now 70% vacant. restaurant owners see it too. >> and this is not a sustainable business model. >> reporter: the u.s. travel association wants bp to earmark $500 million for a
MSNBC
Jul 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
secrets with the u.s. he said he was brought to america against his will. they deny amiri's version of events and say he was a cooperative informant paid $5 million for information on iran's nuclear program. greg miller is national security reporter with the "washington post" and joins us now. this is such a cloak and dagger story. it could be a hollywood movie. the cia says they whis beinged him out. he said he was drugged and kidnapped. do we know what happened? >> this is high profile spat between the cia and one of the primary sources in iran. you have totally conflicting accounts from both sides and u.s. officials insist he was brought out for his own good after if became clear he may have been exposed inside iran and might be dangerous for him to stay there. >> did we get good information from him? >> everyone says there was good information from the source, he provided significant information about a number of nuclear facilities inside iran. as well as confirming information that they had gotten from other sources. nobody describes him as the key to the kingdom, somebody who
NBC
Jul 4, 2010 7:00am EDT
in a ceremony to naturalize more than 100 troops that will become u.s. citizens today. more on that in just a bit. >>> meanwhile, on the other war front, a new man is in charge, general petraeus who assumed charge of the coalition forces today. he delivered a stern message saying, we are in this to win. we'll have a live report from kabul just ahead. >>> and back here at home, the story is the heat. from the southwest to the northeast, record temperatures in the 90s today, even pushing near 100. it's going to be a toasty day to cook out and watch the fireworks later. we'll tell you how hot it's going to get coming up. >>> first, let's begin with the 4th of july overseas. in iraq, that's where joe biden and his wife jill made a surprise holiday visit to the troops. nbc correspondent and dree yeah mitchell is traveling with the president. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. he's celebrating the 4th with the troops here in baghdad, a great way to celebrate independence day and at a naturalize ceremony where 100 troops are backing u.s. citizens today. he will try to push them towards creat
ABC
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT
and with eight states under heat advisory, the u.s. is baking. here in new york where the temperatures reached 94 on sunday, triathletes were having trouble finishing a race. 12 people were hospitalized. in arizona an elderly man chasing down his postman barefoot suffered second degree burns on his feet. >> both the right and left feet had blistered all the way across the walls of my feet. >> reporter: in boston, the mayor in charlestown extended the local pool hours to combat the 91-degree temperatures. why another heat wave? the jet stream has been staying further north this year compared to last year which is keeping more heat and humidity all across our states. >> we're seeing temperatures so hot that we haven't seen in two years. everyone is flocking to the local wateri ining holes to try cool off. we hit 102 degrees yesterday. that broke a record set back in 1971. >> just as people are susceptible to heatstroke, they can become lethargic and disoriented so the trainers here are being extra diligent to make sure the horses are hydrated within minutes of completion of a race. >> the heat inde
ABC
Jul 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
ten secret agents back to russia, in exchange for u.s. spies. >>> and hot mess. record-high temperatures stifle travel across america. train tracks swell, roads buckle, and planes are forced to lighten their loads before takeoff. >>> the sting. did kyron horman's stepmom figure out that the police were trying to set her up? did she try to kill kyron's dad? new details in the search for the missing 7-year-old. >>> and one lucky city will learn tonight it's won the lebron lottery. where do you think king james will hold court next year? >>> good morning, everyone. so many people, george, trying to figure out where lebron will go. or will he stay? >> i'm losing hope for my hometown, cleveland. someone said before we went on the air, you believe he hasn't made up his mind yet? >> i think he's waking up this morning he still doesn't know where he's going to go. he's lived his entire life in ohio. we'll find out later. we'll talk with mike greenberg of espn radio. >>> right now, the big story, the thwarted al qaeda attack. >> second break in three days. three suspects have be
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am EDT
they may help to beat the u.s. army. it puts american lives at risk. we have an exclusive interview with a impurity hacker who turned in the leaker, plus "the new york times" who published 9 report this morning. >> the scope. >> 92,000 documents. >>> other news, departure of tony hayward. he's leaving today and will likely announce his departure after that meeting. hayward is reported to get millions of dollars sure to anger millions of people on the gulf. >>> and the dam break in iowa causing all kinds of misery in the midwest. in the east, massive power outages as temperatures soar to triple digits. washington had a rough weekend. >> martha raddatz has the latest in washington. good morning. >> good morning, robin. these 92,000 reports reveal six years of classified information offering blunt words about a war that looks even worse than many thought. >> reporter: the reports give startling detail about everything from civilian casualties to enemy missile strikes to detailed reports that pakistan's military spiechlt agency, isi, is helping the very insurgent network in afghanistan
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